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Zhiyong Tang
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1989-1996  M.S.&B.S., Department of Environmental Chemistry, Wuhan University, China
1996-2000  Ph.D., Changchu Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, Dr. Erkang Wang’s research group.
2000-2001  Research Associate, Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, Dr. Roel Prins’s research group
2003-2006  Research Fellow, Chemistry Department, Oklahoma State University, and Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, Dr. Nicholas A. Kotov’s research group
2006-  Professor, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, China

Application of functional nanomaterials in fields of environment and energy



   39. Yin, H.; Zhao, S.; Zhao, K.; Muqsit, A.; Tang, H.; Chang, L.; Zhao, H.; Gao, Y.; Tang, Z.* Ultrathin Platinum Nanowires Grown on Single-Layered Nickel Hydroxide with High Evolution Activity. Nature Communications, 2015, 6, 6430. 

  38.  Liu, X., He, L.; Zheng, J.; Guo, J.; Bi, F.; Ma, X.; Zhao, K.; Liu Y.;* Song, R.;* Tang, Z.* Solar Light Driven Renewable Butanol Separation by Core-Shell Ag-ZIF-8 Nanowires. Advanced Materials 2015, Just Accepted.  

  37. Tang, H.; Wang, J.; Yin, H.; Zhao, H.; Wang, D.;* Tang, Z.* Growth of Polypyrrole Ultrathin Films on MoS2 Monolayers as High-Performance Supercapacitor Electrodes. Advanced Materials 2015, 27, 1117-1123. 

  36. Cheng, Q.;* Jiang, L.; Tang, Z.* Bioinspired Layered Materials with Superior Mechanical Performance. Accounts Chemical Research 2014, 47, 1256-1266.  

  35. Wan, J.; Fang, G.;* Yin, H.; Liu, X.; Liu, D.; Zhao, M.; Ke, W.; Tao, H.; Tang, Z.* Pt-Ni Alloy Nanoparticles as Superior Counter Electrodes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells: Experimental and Theoretical Understanding. Advanced Materials 2014, 26, 8101-8106. 

  34. Bian, T.; Shang, L.; Yu, H.; Perez, M. T.; Wu, L.-Z.; Tung, C.-H.; Nie, Z.;* Tang, Z.;* Zhang, T.* Spontaneous Organization of Inorganic Nanoparticles into Nanovesicles Triggered by UV Light. Advanced Materials 2014, 26, 5613-5618. (Inside Back Cover)  

  33. Han, B.; Zhu, Z.; Li, Z.; Zhang, W.; Tang, Z.* Conformation Modulated Optical Activity Enhancement in Chiral Cysteine and Au Nanorod Assemblies. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2014, 136, 16104-16107. 

  32. Zhao, M.; Deng, K.; He, L.; Liu, Y.; Li, G.;* Zhao, H.; Tang, Z.* Core-Shell Palladium Nanoparticle@Metal-Organic Frameworks as Multifunctional Catalysts for Cascade Reactions. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2014, 136, 1738-1741. 

  31. Zhu, Z.; Guo, J.; Liu, W.; Li, Z.; Han, B.; Zhang, W.;* Tang, Z.* Controllable Optical Activity of Gold Nanorod and Chiral Quantum Dot Assemblies. AngewandteChemie International Edition 2013, 52, 13571-13575. 

  30. Yin, H.; Zhao, S.; Wan, J.; Tang, H.; Chang, L.; He, L.; Zhao, H.; Gao, Y.;* Tang, Z.* Three-Dimensional Graphene/Metal Oxide Nanoparticle Hybrids for High-Performance Capacitive Deionization of Saline Water. Advanced Materials 2013, 25, 6270-6276. 

  29. Liu, Y.; Tang, Z.* Multifunctional Nanoparticle@MOF Core-Shell Nanostructures. Advanced Materials 2013, 25, 5819-5825. 

  28.  Liu, W.; Zhu, Z.; Deng, K.; Li, Z.; Zhou, Y.; Qiu, H.; Gao, Y.;* Che, S.;* Tang, Z.* Gold Nanorod@Chiral Mesoporous Silica Core-Shell Nanoparticles with Unique Optical Properties. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2013, 135, 9659-9664. 

  27. Wang, X.; Yang, J.; Yin, H.; Song, R.;* Tang, Z.* “Raisin Bun”-Like Nanocomposites of Palladium Clusters and Porphyrin for Superior Formic Acid Oxidation. Advanced Materials 2013, 25, 2728-2732. 

  26. Tang, H.; Yin, H.; Wang, J.; Yang, N.; Wang, D.;* Tang, Z.* Molecular Architecture of Cobalt Porphyrin Multilayers on Reduced Graphene Oxide Sheets for High Performance Oxygen Reduction Reaction. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2013, 52, 5585-5589. 

  25. He, L.; Liu, Y.; Liu, J.; Xiong, Y.; Zheng, J.; Liu, Y.;* Tang, Z.* Core-Shell Noble-Metal@Metal-Organic-Framework Nanoparticles with Highly Selective Sensing Property. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2013, 52, 3741-3745. 

  24. Cheng, Q.;* Wu, M.; Li, M.;* Jiang, L.; Tang, Z.* Ultratough Artificial Nacre Based on Conjugated Cross-linked Graphene Oxide. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2013, 52, 3750-3755. (Inside Back Cover of This Issue) 

  23. Cheng, Q.;* Li, M.; Jiang, L.; Tang, Z.* Bioinspired Layered Composite Based on Flattened Double-Walled Carbon Nanotube. Advanced Materials 2012, 24, 1838-1843. (Cover) 

  22. Li, Z.; Zhu, Z.; Liu, W.; Zhou, Y.; Han, B.; Gao, Y.; Tang, Z.* Reversible Plasmonic Circular Dichroism of Au Nanorod and DNA Assemblies. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2012, 134, 3322-3325. 

  21. Dong, Z.; Lai, X.; Halpert, J. E.; Yang, N.; Yi, L.; Zhai, J.; Wang, D.;* Tang, Z.;* Jiang, L. Accurate Control of Multishelled ZnO Hollow Microspheres for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells with High Efficiency. Advanced Materials 2012, 24, 1046-1049. 

  20. Wang, J.; Cheng, Q.;* Tang, Z.* Layered Nanocomposites Inspired by Structure and Mechanical Property of Nacre. Chemical Society Review 2012, 41, 1111-1129. (Cover) 

  19. Zhou, Y.; Zhu, Z.; Huang, W.; Liu, W.; Wu, S.; Liu, X.; Zhang, W.;* Tang, Z.* Optical Coupling between Chiral Biomolecules and Semiconductor Nanoparticles: Size-Dependent Circular Dichroism Absorption. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2011, 50, 11456-11459. 

  18. Li, Z.; Cheng, E.; Huang, W.; Zhang, T.; Yang, Z.; Liu, D.;* Tang, Z.* Improving the Yield of Mono-DNA-Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles through Dual Steric Hindrance. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2011, 133, 15284-15287. 

  17. Xia, Y.; Nguyen, T.; Yang, M.; Lee, B.; Santos, A.; Podsiadlo, P.; Tang, Z.;* Glotzer, S. C.;* Kotov N. A.* Self Assembly of Self-Limiting, Monodisperse Supraparticles from Polydisperse Nanoparticles. Nature Nanotechnology 2011, 6, 580-587. 

  16. Li, Y.; Zhou, Y.; Wang, H.; Perrett, S.; Zhao, Y.;* Tang, Z.;* Nie G.,* Chirality of Glutathione Surface Coating Affects the Toxicity of Quantum Dots. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2011, 123, 5982-5986. 

  15. Zhu, Z.; Meng, H.; Liu, W.; Liu, X.; Gong, J.; Qiu, X.; Jiang, L.; Wang D.;* Tang, Z.;* Superstructures and SERS Properties of Gold Nanocrystals with Different Shapes. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2011, 50, 1593-1596. 

  14. Li, C.; Deng, K.; Tang, Z.;* Jiang, L. Twisted Metal-Amino Acid Nanobelts: Chirality Transcription from Molecules to Frameworks. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2010, 132, 8202–8209. 

  13. Zhou,Y.; Yang, M.; Sun, K.; Tang, Z.;* Kotov, N. A.* Similar Topological Origin of Chiral Centers in Organic and Nanoscale Inorganic Structures: Effect of Stabilizer Chirality on Optical Isomerism and Growth of CdTe Nanocrystals. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2010, 132, 6006-6013. 

  12. Qin, B.; Chen, H.; Liang, H.; Fu, L.; Liu, X.; Qiu, X.; Liu, S.;* Song, R.;* Tang, Z.* Reversible Photoswitchable Fluorescence in Thin Films of Inorganic Nanoparticle and Polyoxometalate Assemblies. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2010, 132, 2886-2888. 

  11. Niu, W.; Zheng, S.; Wang, D.; Liu, X.; Li, H.; Han, S.; Chen, J.; Tang, Z.;* Xu, G.* Selective Synthesis of Single-Crystalline Rhombic Dodecahedral, Octahedral, and Cubic Gold Nanocrystals. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2009, 131, 697-703. 

  10. Qin, B.; Zhao, Z.; Song, R.;* Shanbhag, S.;* Tang, Z.* A Temperature-Driven Reversible Phase Transfer of 2-(Diethylamino)ethanethiol-Stabilized CdTe Nanoparticles. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2008, 47, 9875 -9878. 

  9. Han, W.; Yi, L.; Zhao, N.; Tang, A.; Gao, M.;* Tang, Z.* Synthesis and Shape-Tailoring of Copper Sulfide/Indium Sulfide-Based Nanocrystals. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2008, 130, 13152-13161. 

  8. Tang, Z.; Zhang, Z.; Wang, Y.; Glotzer, S. C.;* Kotov, N. A.* Self-Assembly of CdTe Nanocrystals Into Free-Floating Sheets. Science 2006, 314, 274-278. 

  7. Tang, Z.; Wang, Y.; Podsiadlo, P.; Kotov, N. A.* Spontaneous CdTe - Alloy - CdS Transition of Stabilizer-Depleted CdTe Nanoparticles Induced by EDTA. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2006, 128, 7036-7042. 

  6. Tang, Z.; Wang, Y.; Shanbhag, S.; Giersig, M. Kotov, N. A.* Self-Reorganization of CdTe Nanoparticles into Highly Asymmetrical, Angled Te Nanocrystals. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2006, 128, 6730-6736. 

  5. Tang, Z.; Wang, Y.; Sun, K.; Kotov, N. A. Spontaneous Transformation of Stabilizer-Depleted Binary Semiconductor Nanoparticles into Selenium and Tellurium Nanowires. Advanced Materials 2005, 17(3), 358-363 (Cover of this issue).  

  4. Tang, Z.; Kotov, N. A.;* Magonov, S.; Ozturk, B. Nanostructured Artificial Nacre. Nature Materials 2003, 2, 413-418. 

  3. Tang, Z.; Kotov, N. A.;* Giersig, M. Spontaneous Organization of Single CdTe Nanoparticles into Luminescent Nanowires. Science 2002, 297, 237-240. 

  2. Tang, Z.; Wang, Y.; Podsiadlo, P.; Kotov, N. A.* Biomedical Applications of Layer-by-Layer Assembly: From Biomimetics to Tissue Engineering. Advanced Materials Invited Review, 2006, 3203–3224. 

  1. Tang, Z.; Kotov, N. A.* One-Dimensional Assemblies of Nanoparticles: Preparation, Properties, and Promise. Advanced Materials Invited Review, 2005, 17, 951-962. 

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